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Duke Micah

Ghana bullish on Micah’s hopes in WBO Bantamweight title fight

The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) on Thursday expressed confidence that its boxer Duke Micah would beat WBO Bantamweight champion Johnriel Casmimero in their...
Family members of a person that died of COVID-19 converse with health workers during a burial ceremony, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 8, 2020. Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 57 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total infections to 1,054. Fawziya Abikar, health minister said three people succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease, raising the death toll to 51. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

Kenya’s declining COVID-19 cases raise hopes of flattening the curve

The steady drop in the number of COVID-19 positive cases that have been witnessed in Kenya since the middle of August has raised hopes...
Wasiru ‘Gyatabi’ Mohammed

Wasiru’s world title hopes on course

Despite being asked to wait for the outcome of Stephen Fulton and Angelo Leo’s super bantamweight clash to know his fate about challenging for...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Sudan hopes to see “decisive” round of Nile dam talks

Sudan on Saturday said it hopes that the upcoming round of talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be "decisive" and "with...
Wall Street

Wall Street rallies on hopes for reopening U.S. economy

U.S. stocks rallied on Friday after the White House's plan to reopen the economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 704.81 points,...
petroleum revenue

Oil prices jump amid hopes for output cuts

Oil prices extended gains on Friday amid growing expectations that major producers would coordinate efforts to cut production. The West Texas Intermediate...
Timothy Cheruiyot of Kenya celebrates after the men's 1500m final at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Oct. 6, 2019. (Xinhua/Jia Yuchen)

Kenya coach hopes athletes will overcome COVID-19 and conquer Olympics

Renowned coach Bernard Ouma said Thursday the restrictions put in place are making it hard for elite athletes to train as governments bolster their...
Antonio Guterres

UN chief hopes for peaceful elections, referendum in Guinea

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday expressed the hope that the legislative elections and a constitutional referendum planned for Sunday in Guinea will be...

Maradona’s Gimnasia keep alive survival hopes

Diego Maradona's Gimnasia y Esgrima kept alive their hopes of remaining in Argentina's top division next season with a 1-0 home victory over Atletico...
oil-gas refinery

Oil prices rise on hopes for deeper output cuts

Oil prices settled higher on Wednesday as investors' concerns for oversupply eased. The West Texas Intermediate for March delivery increased 1.24 U.S....
Toyota vehicles have been subject to a spate of recalls in recent years, damaging its reputation for quality

Toyota raises net profit forecast for FY 2019 on hopes for comparatively weak yen

Toyota Motor Corp. on Thursday said it had raised its group net profit forecast for the current business year on hopes that the yen...
The World Bank

Zimbabwe hopes to settle World Bank, AfDB debt by Close of 2019

Zimbabwe hopes to have cleared its US$1.8 billion arrears to the World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) by end of next year,...

Director prays Marxist film can generate some inspiration in the youth

Raoul Peck, director of The Young Karl Marx, hopes his movie can help young people to reflect on the world they live in and...
Zhang Yesui, spokesperson for the first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), answers questions during a press conference of the NPC session in Beijing on March 4, 2018. (Photo by Weng Qiyu from People’s Daily Online)

China anticipates early DPRK-US talks

China hopes that talks between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the US would be held as early as possible, said a...
A train arrives at Chengdu International Railway Port on Dec. 17, 2017 for the first test run of the China-Europe cargo rail heading from Chengdu, southwestern China’s Sichuan province to Milan, Italy. It is the 11th international cargo rail line launched in Chengdu. (Photo by Bai Guibin from People’s Daily Online)

China’s FM Optimistic for Better EU-China Relations

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that he hopes at the end of this year, China-EU relations will be as strong as...

UNDP official hopes Belt, Road to boost Africa’s renewable energy development

Program Manager for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in China Zhang Weidong has expressed high hopes of African countries benefiting from the China-proposed...
Wpid Money Growth

Madagascar hopes to boost economic growth through agricultural transformation

Madagascar hopes to realize economic development through agricultural transformation, Madagascar's President Hery Rajaonarimampianina said on Thursday. "I am committed to give new impetus to the...

Congo Kills Ghana’s Aspirations for Another World Cup Qualification

Ghana's Black Stars failed to beat Congo to brighten their chances of qualifying for a fourth straight world cup participation. Both sides settled for a...
students and Mr David Nyaogbe, Co-Founder of the Ghana Society for the Protection and Care of Animals during the education session at Agbogba

Stakeholders Explore The Power Of Mobile Phones For Education

More than 200 experts from Ghana and six other countries on Wednesday converged in Accra for a two-day WorldReader fourth West Africa Digital Reading...
China and Japan

China hopes on building strong ties with Japan ahead of anniversary

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday reiterated China’s clear-cut willingness to improve relations with Japan for the benefits of both peoples, but...

Namibia football pins hopes on new interim management committee

The Namibia Premier League (NPL) held an Extra ordinary General Meeting and resolved to appoint five interim management committee members to run the affairs...

Afghan envoy hopes Pakistan to partially open border for sick, women, elder

Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal expressed Saturday his hope that Pakistan could partially open the two countries' border for Afghan sick, women, elders...
Global Economy

2017 Global Economy Our Hopes and Insecurities

By Ayhan Kose The calendar year just ended was a slog for the world economy. Weak international trade and subdued investment, among other culprits, conspired...

Provinces pin high hopes on FTZs

Editor's Note: As China is willing to open up markets to foreign investment, cut restriction on capital flows and develop new service businesses, the...

Celta end Real Madrid’s treble hopes

Real Madrid were knocked out of the Copa del Rey after a 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo. Real Madrid's chances of a domestic and...

Duterte hopes Miss Universe 2016 contestants to share Philippine scenery and culture

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte welcomed Monday in Malacanang, the presidential palace, the 84 candidates of Miss Universe beauty pageant and hope them to share...
Wpid Stock Market

Singapore stocks end up 0.7 percent

However, the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates under a Trump presidency also weighed on market sentiment as capital outflow from emerging markets may...

China’s 2018 hopes hit with draw

China's Wu Xi (left) duels for the ball with Qatari players during their 2018 World Cup qualifier in Kunming yesterday. — Xinhua Hosts China failed...
Access Bank

Ghana: Access Bank share offer to grow capital market

Many analysts have hailed the move, signalling that it could be the launch pad for other multinational giants who are sceptical about the prospects...

Steven Avery wishes his story gets turned into a Movie

On Aug. 26, Zellner filed her motion to have new testing done on several key pieces of evidence that led to Steven’s conviction and...